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There are many ways to communicate to the outside of free or low cost.
Every time there are fewer excuses for not talking with friends or relatives abroad. Although Skype is still the king of free or cheap calls over the Internet, more and more applications and many programs that allow it. To complete, smart phones have advanced so that is also common to make international calls free or low cost from the iPhone, iPod Touch, Android, Windows Mobile and Nokia. Here, we present some of the most popular and recommended by experts to communicate with the world.
124 million in skype was the number of Skype users in the second quarter of 2010, each month. They talked about 95 billion minutes.
Is a free application that allows voice and video calls to other fring users and Skype anywhere in the world, and also integrates instant messaging.
It also makes free calls to any smart phone (3G and Wi-Fi). It is available in stores applications iPhones, Android, and Ovi.
For international calls to landlines and cell phones are not smartphones, Fring charged 1 cent per minute.
Yahoo Messenger: www.messenger.yahoo.com
With this program, which is bottom of the page, calls are free PC to PC between Yahoo contacts. It also works for mobile phones with Android. If it’s between computers, all you need do is add the contacts you want and click the ‘Call’ button.
There, also, the option to receive calls on your computer. Yahoo Messenger, as most applications for Internet calling, where calls are charged from the computer to a landline phone or abroad.
Can make free calls, chat and send pictures, messages and music to your contacts who are online in social networks such as Messenger, Yahoo, Gtalk and Skype. Works for PC and Mac and is discharged from the page above. Also available for mobile phones and download is free, but its creators warn that uses wireless Internet connection, so “provider fees may apply. If you’re not using Wi-Fi, we recommend you get a flat fee (unlimited) data provider, “explain. It also lets you share your location and displays your contacts on a map.
Google Voice: www.google.com / voice
Used to make international calls at low cost (and free within the U.S. only). Works for computers, also for iPhone, Blackberry and Android by downloading a free application.
By signing up, Google gives users a personal phone number and lets you attach the phone in your home and work, so when someone calls to those numbers associated with the program forwards the call to the number of Google Voice. It’s like having all the phones in a single number. For now, works in America but will expand to other countries.
View a tutorial of how google voice on the page http://www.google.com/googlevoice/about.html
Allows free calls to other Skype contacts all over the world and it not only works for computers, mobile phones also. So you can download the free application for iPhone and Android and voice and video call using the 3G network or Wi-Fi. To call, contacts must be connected, but there is also the possibility to leave a voice message. Like other programs, Skype also has the option to call international cellular phones and with prices from 2 cents per minute.
They are the favorites of thieves and store more data each time. Protect your information.
You may not have noticed but your smartphone lives in jeopardy. Just last week 150,000 mobile phones from different companies in China were infected by a virus called Xwodi, which records messages and conversations to be sent to a recipient unknown.
The virus arrives to users in a multimedia message with a link for free download of a program that promised to improve device performance. However, the real purpose is to capture Xwodi all voice and text information generated by the user, who can hardly notice him.
As if this were not enough, according to the Chamber of Commerce of Bogotá, in a report last July, the object was stolen mobile phone with 53 percent of all robberies.
To exposure with smartphones and their multiple uses, which make them closer to a computer than a phone, key protect the information stored. Here are some tips to learn how to encrypt documents, emails, text messages and photos. However, the first step you should take is to create a key input to the computer.
To encrypt (or encrypt)
1. You can protect your phone memory, memory card or both. When they’re not guarded as a whole, the state will look like ‘Off’.
2. It is possible to encrypt the memory card without using a key. This means that you can not use the micro SD in other devices. In the event that encrypt and store the key, remember to code in a safe place outside the device.
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The Mobile World Congress 2010 has just closed its doors in Barcelona. The World Mobile Congress, this is THE event not to be missed for mobile phone manufacturers who are new in the coming year!
One thing is certain, in the pros, the basic mobile phone is now the radius of antiques store! No question of just only make andreceive calls or send text messages, today’s smartphones took their neighborhood market to the point that even the general public has adopted these phones once rather reserved the pros. Yes, but here, the iPhone has been there and has completely freed the uses of mobile web! Also, not a shadow of a “simple” mobile phone in Barcelona, up to smartphones! Asus, HTC, Nokia, Samsung, Blackberry and Sony-Ericsson, they were all there to present their new models! And the pros will have a choice this year is the least we can say!
Choose your mobile
But of course, before making your choice, or to equip your employees to a fleet of mobile, you need to establish a specification item by item! Do your shopping, for example, necessarily require a smartphone with integrated MP3 player latest, but probably appreciate a mail client (very) powerful!
Ditto for browsers! Ask yourself whether you or your staff will need a really powerful and fast browser or a standard browser would suffice! The mobile staff no doubt appreciate this feature. (more…)
Apple iPad now become popular gadget, what it can do for you? Here are some ways to find out.
There are some Apple iPad applications you can find in your Apple iPad, such as: Apple iTunes, Aplle iPod, calendar, contacts, maps, video, YouTube, Application Store, Safari (internet browser), Mail. Apple iPad’s ability: the speed of iPad, Apple had designed their own softwares and hardwares, the help of awesome iOS A4 processor technology that mixed, the iPad’s fluency is very good.
First, The electricity technology: As they said, the MacBook series iPad built with li-ion battery that can reach approximately 10 hours to be played.
Second, Apple iPad have so many applications: iPad is compatible with all iPhone applications, but one fold and double the dimension of the small view doesn’t blur satisfactory original iPad program had millions in the Apple Store section, almost could meet most needs “Readin’” is one of the biggest functions of Apple iPad. Not only the official Apple iBooks, a kind of RSS readers, sundry local and international mags, newspapers also launched in a creative way in iPad. Such as the famous The New York Times, Popular Science, Wired, Kompas, Nat Geo (National Geographic), and many more. Later, we can read comics in iPad.
Third, Apple iPad is also can help in our life, not only how it teachs us to cook, to get map travel, view the weather, homes can attempt clothes on yoox.com, are very good to try this program. With the amazing of the Apple iPad is any need to stick in the house. (more…)
Narrated by Clubic, Google is testing a system of custom icons and coin traders representatives on the plans of Google Maps
The advantage is that, for a fee, businesses could display a logo at the location of their shop rather than the generic icon usually displayed. So it’s a system freemium pure and simple, providing better visibility for companies willing to pay, but without penalizing those who do not pay. On the screenshot above (which is edited to display three logos but you can see the original here), we can see that Google has made an enormous effort to reference a maximum of traders, which makes map Google Maps along with a map full of information, but also visually charged enough. This is where the service becomes important: visually, Google offers a way out of any company in its map, a bit like an advertising Adsense, which would put forward such a result in relation to others.
Location-based search, an untapped gold mine
Let’s not forget one thing: the gold mine of tomorrow is likely to find in the localization of research and advertising (which, when they are located, are potentially more personalized). Google has realized that it’s in there he had to invest, especially in terms of advertising system. Google has probably anticipated a gradual rise but continues his search through Google Maps Mobile, and therefore expects that the search for shops or stores “in the vicinity” will be very popular, as many advertisers as the general public.
Indeed: the user will win a really practical information as close to him, and therefore consumes very quickly (if he tries to find a gas station close to its current location, it will be very glad that Google will find the station nearest close), and advertisers will be more pleased that Google will offer personalization potentially much higher than that currently used (if the user has three petrol stations close to its current location, it is likely that the stations Gasoline compete very expensive advertising that will guide the user to a particular station!). (more…)